From Georgia To Florida

FTD announced the release of Elvis: From Georgia to Florida. Released as a 5" digipack, this 2-CD set features Elvis in great form from his shows at the Coliseum in Macon on April 24, 1975 and Lakeland (afternoon show) on April 27, 1975. 


Disc 1 
01 Talk 1:05 
02 Love Me 2:45 
03 If You Love Me (Let Me Know) 2:56 
04 You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me 2:05 
05 Big Boss Man 2:52 
06 It’s Midnight 3:09 
07 Promised Land 2:52 
08 Fairytale 3:23 
09 Burning Love 3:11 
10 Introductions including: 7:06 
(a) What’d I say 
(b) School Days 
11 My Boy 4:18 
12 T-R-O-U-B-L-E 3:40 
13 I’ll Remember You 2:32 
14 Let Me Be There 3:28 
15 American Trilogy 4:28 
16 Can’t Help Falling In Love 1:42 
17 Closing Vamp 1:39 
Disc 1 recorded at Coliseum, Macon, Georgia April 24, 1975 

Disc 2 
01 Talk 0:42 
02 Love Me 2:20 
03 If You Love Me (Let Me Know) 2:58 
04 Love Me Tender 1:55 
05 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don’t Be Cruel 2:40 
06 Help Me 2:36 
07 Burning Love 3:11 
08 Introductions including: 9:18 
(a) Johnny B. Goode 
(b) School Days 
09 My Boy 4:12 
10 T-R-O-U-B-L-E 3:50 
11 Why Me Lord 3:02 
12 Let Me Be There 4:19 
13 Hawaiian Wedding Song 2:33 
14 Hound Dog 1:46 
15 American Trilogy 4:42 
16 Can’t Help Falling In Love 1:42 
17 Closing Vamp 1:31 
Disc 2 recorded at Civic Center Arena, Lakeland, Florida Afternoon show, April 27, 1975.

Source: The OEPFC of Great Britain / Updated: Apr 16, 2019 

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Dazman (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 19, 2019report abuse
Since I don't have the Macon boot, I listened to it on YouTube and I actually liked the performance. Not only is it a good line-up Elvis actually sounds really fresh and far from bored. I didn't like the Atlanta set. He sounded a bit overcome by the daily routine. That said however it's the unbalanced piano led mix that's a real let down and I doubt the Lakeland show would be much different. Anyway I'll wait until the reviews come out.
Looking forward to your answer Cisco !
TheMemphisFan (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 19, 2019report abuse
I agree with Dazman. Soundboards from uncovered tours (by FTD) need to be released.
I'm a collector, yet I have absolutely no interest in getting this Georgia/Florida set.
atomic powered poste (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 18, 2019report abuse
I listened to the already released show yesterday, or at least i tried. I stopped listening, because it was really depressing for well known reasons. Shouldn't be released officially imo.
JerryNodak (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 17, 2019report abuse
Not the least bit interested. Next!
Dazman (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 17, 2019report abuse
Ooops ! We had Closing Night, but those shows were badly junked, so there must be more respectable performances by Elvis from this period.
Dazman (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 17, 2019report abuse
Ciscoking: you seem to be hammering out these soundboards from 1974/75 very intensely. At the risk of being shot down in flames, may I suggest looking at some 1977 SB's. Why haven't we had one since 2011 ? I know there's some reading this hoping that it will stay that way, but that would only be going against FTD's release policy. Surely there's plenty of them that are much better than we already have. From the February tour we have Savannah GA (17th), Columbia SC (18th) or Johnson City TN (19th). From the April/May tour there's the Greensboro NC (21st), Milwaukee (27th) and the 2 Chicago IL shows from May 1st & 2nd, going by their respective audience recordings. We also haven't a concert from March 1976.
Also, according to JAT's Sessions 3 book, there are 8 SB's from August/September 1973 in Vegas. That engagement has also been overlooked. Is there any decent material worthy of release ? Even outstanding quality booth recordings like the Aug. 20 M/S.
atomic powered poste (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 16, 2019report abuse
Not impressed or interested at all.
Jeoliverm (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 16, 2019report abuse
The show of the first CD is also included in the import box-release "Elvis Rocks in 1975", isn't it?
Bob Finkel (profilecontact) wrote on Apr 16, 2019report abuse
The show of 24.04.75 Macon, Georgia is already known. A soundboard is already on the collectors market. The Afternoon Show on 27.04.75 Lakeland, Florida is completely new. A brand new show never heard before. The evening show of that day has already been published by FTD in 2014. Now also the Afternoon Show. The song selection is good. Some rarities are already there. Let's hope that this time finally the sound quality, no clicks and the correct speed, fits. This set should not convince all Elvis fans. But for the complete concert collector probably a must. The cover shows a good-humored Elvis. I like this photo, but not the CD cover artwork. Would have gone better. But, Ok.

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